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for his sister and his mom, his brother and his dad. it helps us to say that we'll miss krystle campbell and celebrate her spirit that brought her to the marathon year after year. it helps us to mourn lu lingzi, who came to the city in search of education, and found new friends. we'll never forget her. i'm telling you, nothing can defeat the heart of the city. nothing. nothing will take us down, because we take care of one another. even with the smell of the smoke in the air, and blood on the streets, tears in our eyes, we triumphed over that hateful act on monday afternoon. it's a glorious thing. the love and the strength covers our city. it will push us forward. it will push thousands and thousands and thousands of people across the finish line next year. because this is boston. a city with courage, compassion and strength that knows no bounds. thank you. [ applause ] >> mayor thomas menino. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> located at the finish line of the boston marathon, old south church in boston has developed over the years a ministry to marathoners. and i'm here to tell you that they are a sp
to say that we'll miss krystle campbell and celebrate the spirit that brought her to the marathon year after year and prepares us to mourn lingzi lu who came to the city in search of education but found now friends. we'll never forget her. i'm telling you nothing can defeat the heart of the city. nothing. nothing will take us down because we take care of one another. even with the smell of the smoke in the air and blood on the streets, tears in our eyes, we triumphed over that hateful act on monday afternoon. it's a glorious thing, a love and a strength that covers our city. it will push us forward. it will push us thousands and thousands and thousands of people across the finish line next year because this is boston, a city with courage, compassion and strength that knows no bounds. thank you. >>> they say people make fun of the way he talks sometimes, but, you know, everybody got the heart and soul that i never know more than a week and never loved the way. the shirts off their back, the tourniquets for people who are bleeding badly. pretty good, robert. >> i think he immediately set
of his daughter, krystle campbell. now one of the names that we know in addition to 8-year-old. the focus is about a 12-block area. what else is happening on the ground? >> i can tell you that the investigators are determined to find out who perpetrated this crime. they are focused on the victim, all 176 of them, just identifying the second of the three people who have died. i'm a few blocks from where the finish line was and we can see the s.w.a.t. vehicles. most has been cordoned off. this would normally be a bustling area, especially on a beautiful spring day like today. and many of the thousands of people who came here from nearly 100 different countries to run this marathon stay for another day. they become tourists and of course, it would normally be a day of business, not today. so many places are closed. they are painstakingly going over each and every inch that is cordoned off in this 12-block area. with 15 blocks, looking for all the kinds of information pete was talking about. even going to the hospitals and retrieving some of the shrapnel that was embedded in the bodies of som
, but is not releasing the student's name yet. 29-year-old krystle campbell was killed. her grandmother says she always went out to watch the race. according to the the globe, she had moved to arlington, massachusetts about a year ago after helping her grandmother overrecover from surgery. she told the globe she took care of me for two years after the operation. today, her mother also spoke to reporters about losing her daughter. >> she was always smiling and friendly. couldn't ask for a better daughter. we can't believe this is happening. she is such a hard work er in everything she did. just doesn't make any sebs. >> grandmother says krystle would have celebrated her 30th birthday next month. and there is 8-year-old martin richard. my wife and daughter are both recovering from serious injuries, we thank our family and friends for their thoughts and prayers. i ask you continue to pray for my family as we continue to are remember martin. a schoolmate told the boston globe the two played together on fridays, saying they liked to draw sports pictures. she said martin's younger sister who was injured in t
of martin richard, krystle campbell, sean collier and lu lingzi." in case someone didn't hear it, bianna, i would like you to repeat for everyone once again, your phone call with the father of these brothers and what he said to you, the first thing he said to you. >> he said "thank god." he started crying. he's been waiting. he hasn't had any indication of what was going on. i called him. this was our fifth conversation of the day. and he was just full of emotion. and he said that he thanks us for calling him, for being in touch with him. and, again, i asked him, what do you want to say to your son? we know right now that he is in custody, on his way to the hospital. he said, just tell police everything. i still don't believe it, but tell them everything. he also said he's on his way to the states. he didn't say when he would be coming. but he'll be coming to the hospital. and he ended the conversation by saying, unfortunately, i lost one son, but the other one appears to be alive right now. >> pierre thomas, i want to go back. over and over and over again, i keep thinking what a close call
honored bombing victim krystle campbell, who was killed just weeks before her 30th birthday. he honored lu lingzi, recently moved to boston for graduate school to study math and statistics. she went with two new friends to see the boston marathon and was killed. and, of course, the president honored 8-year-old martin richard, the youngest victim. the president spoke of martin's wish written on a blue poster board, "no more hurting people. peace." >> people here in boston pause today behind the scenes the search for the person or people, because we don't know at this point how many people were involved. that search continues. a law enforcement source telling cnn that hundreds of investigators are working around the clock trying to identify at this point two men who have been captured in surveillance videos moments before the blast. pictures of these men also, and apparently they were hovering near the finish line. d deb, how much do you know about these men? you said they were looking at them as people to talk to, but now they are more than that. >> well, you know, it's so interesting, beca
, his brother and his dad, and it helps us to say we will miss krystle campbell who broughtrseu lingzi, the student who came to the city to search for friendsn.who found new . we will never forget her. i am telling you, nothing can defeat the heart of this city. nothing will take us down, because we take care of one another. even the smell of the smoke of the air and the blood on the streets, tears ir eyes, we -- wephed over the heat on triumphed over that hateful act on monday afternoon. it is a glorious thing, the love and the strength that covers our city. it will push us forward next year, because this is ston, a city with compassion and strength that knows no bounds. thank you. [applause] >> mayor thomas menino, the longest sitting mayor of the city of boston, speaking about the indomitable spirit of this city and a great convolutions of tionsd the great contribu of the police, fire, and emergency personnel who heroically assisted victims and the dying this past monday. offering a reflection now, the reverend nancy taylor, who serves as minister at the old south street church in b
of all for those who lost their lives. we are so happy that krystle campbell's family is here in the cathedral with us. we are all so in solidarity with those injured in the explosions, and wish to express our desire to support them and their families and loved ones. this patriots day shakeus out of our complacency and indifference and calls on us to focus on the past, of building a civilization that is based on love and j.we do not want to rig the legacy of those first patriots who were willing to lay down their lives for the common good. we must overcome a holder of death -- the culture of death by promoting a culture of life, a profound respect for each and every human being made in the image and likeness of god, and we must cultivate a desire to give our lives in the service of others. ont week i was in galilee the mouth of the beatitudes with 30 priests from boston on retreat. there we prayed and listen to the very gospel that was read for us here this morning. the sermon on the amount is a description of the life of the people gathered by and around the lord, often in th
. for millions of us, what happened on monday is personal. it's personal. today our prayers are with the campbell family of medford. they're here today. their daughter krystle was always smiling. those who knew her said that with her red hair and her freckles and her ever eager willingness to speak her mind, she was beautiful, sometimes she'd be a little noisy, and everybody loved her for it. she would have turned 30 next month. as her mother said through her tears, this doesn't make any sense. our prayers are with the lu family of china who sent their daughter to bu so she could experience all this city has to offer. she was a 23 year old student, far from home. and in her heartache of her family and friends on both sides of the ocean are reminded of the humanity that we all share. ouprayers are with the richard family of dorchester. to denise, and their young daughter jane as they fight to recover. and our hearts for 8 year old martin with his big smile and bright eyes. his last hours were as perfect as an 8 year old boy could hope for, with his family, eating ice cream at a sporting event. and
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